1831 1st ed Life of Isaac Newton by David Brewster Science Mathematics Astronomy

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“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”

Isaac Newton

 

David Brewster was a well-known Scottish mathematician and astronomer who made significant contributions to optics and philosophical astronomy. He is most remembered for his biographical account of Isaac Newton and a work, ‘More Worlds than One’ which explored the possibility of multiple universes.

 

In addition to the early events of Newton’s life, Brewster covers Newton’s mathematical and astronomical experiments in “The Life of Sir Isaac Newton”.  This book details Newton’s first telescope construction, developing better astronomical technology, philosophies and theories on behavior of light, and a chronology of Newton’s works.

 

This 1831 London edition is the first edition of the first authoritative biography of Newton.

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1831 1st ed Life of Isaac Newton by David Brewster Science Mathematics Astronomy

 

“I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people.”

Isaac Newton

 

David Brewster was a well-known Scottish mathematician and astronomer who made significant contributions to optics and philosophical astronomy. He is most remembered for his biographical account of Isaac Newton and a work, ‘More Worlds than One’ which explored the possibility of multiple universes.

 

In addition to the early events of Newton’s life, Brewster covers Newton’s mathematical and astronomical experiments in “The Life of Sir Isaac Newton”.  This book details Newton’s first telescope construction, developing better astronomical technology, philosophies and theories on behavior of light, and a chronology of Newton’s works.

 

This 1831 London edition is the first edition of the first authoritative biography of Newton.

 

Item number: #6558

Price: $499

 

BREWSTER, David

 

The life of Sir Isaac Newton

 

London: Murray, 1831. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xv], 366, [2]
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (14.5cm x 9.5cm)

 

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Categories

Mathematics & Physics

Medicine & Science

Authors

BREWSTER, David

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete